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Bilingual Revenue Cycle Financial Representative (Spanish/English) - Customer Service Call Center

Company: Unc Health Care
Location: Graham
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

DescriptionBecome part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.Summary:The Bilingual (Spanish/English) Revenue Cycle Financial Representative will be a member of the Financial Billing Call Center Team. This team is responsible for handling inbound and outbound calls regarding billing and insurance related questions for hospital and physician visits provided within the UNCHCS. This position is located at the Eastowne Office within the Call Center and Customer Service department. This position will be responsible for performing a variety of complex customer service related functions for patients and/or their representative including collection of prior debt, addressing billing questions, establishing payment plans and responding to MyUNCCChart inquiries and other Customer Service requests.Successful candidates will be able to work independently, well organized and strong attention to detail and ability to multi-task.Responsibilities:1. Create Hospital and Physician estimates using the Epic Patient Estimator, review eligibility and benefits utilizing RTE, and obtain authorization requirements.2. Contact patient pre-service providing benefit and patient liability education, explain the estimate cost, and attempt to secure payment and/or set expectation of payment at time of service.3. Provide estimates to patient shoppers and clinical areas across the healthcare system. Work with clinical areas to create estimate templates, determine workflow and process, and collaborate with ISD for template creation and rollout. Provide payment plans for point-of-service (POS) collections.4. Train clinical areas on estimate usage and patient scripting for collections, audit and provide feedback on accuracy of estimates utilizing Epic estimate reports. Track and trend collection amounts and template accuracy utilizing hospital and physician EOBs and refine process to enhance accuracy. Screen and assist patients with financial assistance, Medicaid eligibility and/or other funding sources available.5. Monitor and track routine follow up with Medicaid and financial assistance approvals. Handles HB/PB patient inquiries to address any/all billing questions via inbound calls, MyUNCChart, patient correspondence and patient walk-ins.6. Fulfill patient requests for itemization of charges, adding/verifying/billing insurance, establishing payment plans, payroll deductions, process adjustments, request refunds, and explain charity care policy and guidelines.7. Initiate patient outreach on delinquent payment plans, adding accounts to existing payment plans and high risk/balance accounts. Investigate HB and PB Set off Debt Collection Act (SODCA) disputed accounts that have received a NC State Income Tax refund withhold using current and legacy billing and imaging systems. Meets with attorneys to record depositions, collaborate with the attorney generals office and attend/participate in hearings when needed.8. Work with Patient Relations, Risk Management for HB and PB patients who have escalated complaints or concerns. Oversee HB Client account billing and follow-up which includes validating charges and fee schedules, review and move charges, research and reconcile payments, communicate with multiple departments to answer client questions and collect payments. Work with external customers such as collection agencies, UNCPN and Hospital based clinics to address any patient concernsOther InformationEducation Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED.Licensure/Certification Requirements:
    • No licensure or certification required.Professional Experience Requirements:
      • Two (2) years of experience in Hospital or Physician Insurance related activities (Authorization, Billing, Follow-Up, Call-Center, or Collections).Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:
        • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
        • Excellent listening skills, and organizational skills.
        • Advanced knowledge of UB-04, HCFA-1500s and Explanation of Benefits (EOB) interpretation.
        • Intermediate knowledge of CPT and ICD-9 codes.
        • Advanced knowledge of insurance billing, collections and insurance terminology.
        • Ability to work in fast pace environment and prioritize and manage multiple tasks.
        • Healthcare terminology.
        • Customer Service skills.
        • Computer knowledge: MS Word, Excel, and Outlook.
        • Knowledge of 3rd party reimbursements from insurance companies and government payers is a plus.Job DetailsLegal Employer: NCHEALTHEntity: Shared ServicesOrganization Unit: Customer Service Call CenterWork Type: Full TimeStandard Hours Per Week: 40.00Work Schedule: Day JobLocation of Job: US:NC:Chapel HillExempt From Overtime: Exempt: No

Keywords: Unc Health Care, Greensboro , Bilingual Revenue Cycle Financial Representative (Spanish/English) - Customer Service Call Center, Hospitality & Tourism , Graham, North Carolina

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